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Definition of braid noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    braid

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    NAmE//breɪd//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a long piece of something, especially hair, that is divided into three parts and twisted together She wears her hair in braids. Her hair was tied back in a long, thick braid.
  2. 2 [uncountable] thin, colored rope that is used to decorate furniture and military uniforms The general's uniform was trimmed with gold braid. The curtains were trimmed with silk braid.
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